A HAPPY DEATH
O Blessed Joseph, you gave
your last breath in the loving embrace of Jesus and Mary. When the seal of
death shall close my life, come with Jesus and Mary to aid me. Obtain for me
this solace for that hour – to die with their holy arms around me. Jesus, Mary
and Joseph, I commend
my soul, living and dying, into your sacred arms. Amen.
just as Marian rosary, substituting the following prayer for the “Hail Mary”:
son of David, and husband of Mary; we honor you, guardian of the Redeemer, and
we adore the child you named Jesus.
patron of the universal church, pray for us, that like you we may live totally
dedicated to the interests of the Savior. Amen.
2. Annunciation to Joseph (Mt1:19-21).
3. Birth and Naming of Jesus (Mt1:22-25).
4. Flight into Egypt (Mt 2:13-15).
5. Hidden Life at Nazareth
(Mt 2:23; Lk2:51-52).
pray for us to always imitate your life of courage and service in total
submission to the will of God…